J. Harvey Haggard

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space dog n. 1937 J. H. Haggard Renegade in Thrilling Wonder Stories June 88/2 From where Trant stood, he could see disc spaceports, beyond whose transparency were auras of noxious purple, a protonic emanation that clung to the scarred hull of the old space-dog ship like a battered armor. Occasionally he saw brilliant crimson flashes as the rays flashed upward from the entrenched warriors of Planetoid 42XY.
spacegram n. 1931 J. H. Haggard Adventure on Eros in Wonder Stories Sept. 547/2 In his hand he clutched a small square of blue paper which I instantly recognized as a spacegram. [...] I stared at it, swiftly perused it for some explanation to the horror. DEC 2012 INTERPLANETARY EARTHPORT IMPORTANT STOP DETAIN ALL SPACECRAFT LEAVING EARTH WITHIN TWENTY-FOUR HOURS STOP CLOUD OF STRANGE ELECTRO METEORITES BRUSHED PAST EROS CAUSING VIOLENT ELECTRICAL DISPLAY STOP SPACE CRUISER VALONDINE REFUELING AT EROS WITHIN THE HOUR AND LEAVING FOR EARTH COMMANDER MARSPORT
spacegram v. 1931 J. H. Haggard Adventure on Eros in Wonder Stories Sept. 549/1 β€˜Don’t you see,’ said Professor D Four-Ten. β€˜A simple problem in physics!’ For a moment I thought he was crazy. My own brain, yet revolving inwardly, could not so readily accept this calmness. Fears swept me, regrets, and the love of life. Surely this calm old fool was crazy. But his voice droned on and on. β€˜A simple problem in physics. The cloud of meteorites charged the great lava-basalt sphere, which is Eros, to its very full. The Valondine, landing on Eros for refueling, became charged. Now it will attract us, sweep us to our death! The Martian Commander realized this and spacegrammed to earth. But it was too late, too late!’